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Biz sector alarmed by series of hoax bomb threats | SunStar
Frank Carbon, chief executive officer of Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBBCI), said Friday, February 24, that such incident is a "worrisome development" on the part of the local business sector.
, also the regional governor of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce
and Industry in Negros Island Region and Western Visayas, said the bomb threats have not yet sunk in to the consciousness of all sectors, but if it will continue for a considerable period, these will discourage businesses to thrive and expand.
"We hope that the police should take these incidents very seriously," he
said, adding that authorities should start briefing establishments on what to do when a threat is received.
Biz group tackles initial concerns with Bacolod police chief | Sun.Star
Frank Carbon, chief executive officer of the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI), on Tuesday said their "informal" meeting with Senior Superintendent Jack Wanky is aimed at further building good relationship with the local police under the latter's leadership.
, also the regional governor of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry
in Western Visayas and Negros Island Region, pointed out that peace and order is vital in maintaining a business-enabling environment thus, a collaboration between them and the police is necessary.
"We want to know him first, then probably we will appeal that we sit down together in a formal setting and give him an idea of what we want," he
In today's meeting, Carbon said they will initially ask the new BCPO chief for more police visibility especially in "critical areas," including major streets.
The business group will also ask for the BCPO
's crime map as well as the current police-population ratio, Carbon
said, adding that they will request for Wanky's augmentation plan if there is insufficiency.
"We would also want to know how the business sector could help in improving the police operations in the city," he
After which, we will talk about business seriously," Carbon
P15-P25 daily wage increase in Western Visayas seen in February | Sun.Star
Frank Carbon, regional governor of Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Western Visayas and Negros Occidental, said they want to see first the details of the new wage order.
These details include the classification of workers and their corresponding wages, Carbon
"We have to wait for its issuance before we can discuss and make our position," he
said, stressing that "those who can pay should pay more so that we could create more jobs."
The business leader added that the wage setting scheme should be used to create more jobs to increase the middle class.
By increasing the middle class, the earning capacity is also gaining strength resulting to more production, sales and investment, Carbon
Biz leader: Robbery-killing a serious matter | Sun.Star
Frank Carbon, chief executive officer of Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI), on Tuesday said the business sector is worried over the "well-planned" crime perpetrated by a seemingly notorious suspect who carted away a substantial amount of P1 million.
added that it is alarming for businessmen that a lone assailant can claim two lives and injure three others.
"The police in the city, province as well as in the region should take it as a serious matter and act immediately," he
Carbon, the regional governor of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Western Visayas and Negros Island Region, said the police should go out and tighten visibility measures especially during these holidays.
also pointed out that about 40 percent of the businesses in Bacolod are operating at night thus, there is a need for the police to reactivate their crime mapping operations to provide necessary forces in critical areas.
"We will set a meeting with the city, provincial, and regional police to discuss security-related concerns," Carbon
said, reiterating that the business sector is willing to provide any assistance to improve police operations.
also advised business establishments to hire additional security guards and to install closed-circuit television cameras that are functioning all the time.
Militants may reconsider alliance with Duterte | Sun.Star
For his part, Frank Carbon, regional governor of Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Western Visayas and Negros Island Region, said "the Marcoses and the SC had drawn the line that again divided the Filipinos."